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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team during his congressional testimony in April.

An industry lawyer who’s represented Facebook and payday lenders will lead key consumer protection unit, despite Democratic outrage

Andrew Smith, a lawyer who's represented dozens of companies currently being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, has been confirmed to lead the Commission's consumer protection unit, despite strong opposition from Democrats.
Chili's is the latest in a long list of companies hit by data breaches.

Chili’s restaurants were hit by a data breach that exposed customers’ credit-card information

Chili's joins a long list of retailers such as Sears, Kmart, Whole Foods, and Under Armour that have been impacted by a breach in the past year. It has not confirmed how many people have been impacted.

How to delete your DNA data from genetics companies like 23andMe and Ancestry

The suspected Golden State Killer was recently found in part based on a DNA sample submitted to a commercial genetics website. If that has you concerned about the security of your own genetic material, here's how to wipe it from sites like Ancestry and 23andMe.

Mark Zuckerberg says that even he had his personal Facebook data scraped by Cambridge Analytica

During his testimony in front of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Facebook's CEO confirmed that the data analytics company got to him too.

Facebook is jumping on an encouraging comment from Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's stock price is up after comments from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Snap is on track to end its 7-day losing streak

Snap's new group video-calling feature could help it reverse seven straight days of losses.
A woman takes a selfie during during celebrations for naming Abha as 'Capital of Arab Tourism', in Abha, Saudi Arabia April 18, 2017. Picture taken April 18, 2017.

Saudi Arabia will fine couples $130,000 for snooping through each others’ texts

The new law is part of the Crown Prince's efforts to modernize the Kingdom economically and socially with his Vision 2030 plan.

If you shopped at these 10 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen

Data breaches continue to be a threat to consumers. Many companies were hacked and likely had information stolen from them since January 2017.
Panera Bread has been investing more in online ordering.

Panera reportedly ignored a breach that exposed thousands of customers’ information for 8 months

Panera Bread is under fire for reportedly ignoring a website flaw that exposed thousands of customers' personal information.